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The Castle Island beer garden at Constitution Wharf overlooks Boston Harbor and the skyline
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Castle Island Is Opening a Beer Garden on the Charlestown Waterfront

As the final full month of summer kicks into gear, so too does Boston’s beer garden scene. Joining the likes of Trillium, Notch, Lamplighter, and […]

Dorchester Brewing Co. entrance
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Beer Partnerships, Keytar Bear, and a Rooftop Beer Hall: Dorchester Brewing Co. at Two Years

A few years ago, Matt Malloy was really starting to get annoyed that he had to travel to Cambridge or Somerville in order to try […]

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Night Shift Is Opening Two Charles River Beer Gardens

UPDATE, Monday, August 13, 6 p.m.: The Owl’s Nest beer garden at Herter Park opens Saturday, Aug. 18, at noon. Night Shift has been slinging drinks along […]

The Wachusett Brew Yard at the Patios at City Hall Plaza features different guest drafts every week
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Everything to Know Right Now About Boston’s Summer Beer Gardens

We’re officially more than halfway through the summer now, but never fear, our commitment to bringing you all the latest on Boston’s multitude of delightful […]

The family-friendly taproom in Milo, Maine, serves a rotating lineup of Bissell Brothers beer on draft and in cans
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Bissell Brothers Debuts a Wild Beer Brewery in Central Maine

Summertime is prime time for a beer road trip, and there’s a new destination way up in Maine—especially for folks who like the great outdoors. […]

Democracy Brewing takes design inspiration from classic European drinking cultures like German beer halls and Irish pubs
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First Look at Democracy Brewing in Downtown Boston

Democracy is thriving in Downtown Crossing: Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned pub and neighborhood brewery, is opening its Temple Place doors to the public on Wednesday, […]

Cisco Brewers beers on a gray day in Nantucket
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Nantucket’s Cisco Brewers Is Opening a Portsmouth Pub

An island escape to Nantucket is not complete without a visit to its beverage-making oasis: Cisco Brewers, Triple Eight Distillery, and Nantucket Winery’s shared production […]

The Duckfat Frites Shack is now open at the Oxbow Blending & Bottling beer garden
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Portland Favorite Duckfat Has a Casual New Takeout Restaurant

’Tis the season for day trips to southern Maine. As if you needed another reason to visit Bostonians’ other favorite city, perennially packed Portland restaurant […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Late-Night Kimchi Hot Dogs and Donksicles Okay, so this is kind of a weeknight thing—but Little Donkey just reintroduced an hour of late-night dining every Sunday-Thursday. If […]

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Trillium Is Hosting Its First-Ever Beer Festival

Last night, fanatically followed Trillium Brewing teased something on social media: An idyllic field of wheat, with the date 08.04.18. The caption was simply “Stay […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) on Memorial Day Weekend

Soft-Shell Crab One of the sweetest things about springtime? Soft-shell crab. This seasonal delicacy starts appearing on menus in May, and is best before the […]

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The Trillium Beer Garden and Downeast Cider Bar Open on the Greenway

Here’s hoping the spring weather is really sticking around this time, because downtown Boston is ready for it. The Rose Kennedy Greenway welcomes two vibrant, […]

Bissell Brothers Maple Angels with Cask Force maple syrup
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Bissell Brothers Brunch Returns to Row 34 in June

Getting a taste of any of the ales brewed by Bissell Brothers typically requires a trip to Portland, and at least a few minutes waiting […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

A Glass of B-Sides and Rarities It’s almost a holiday weekend—better make sure you have enough wine. Have you checked out Upper Glass yet? It’s […]

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Five Massachusetts Breweries Worth a Summer Road Trip

Is New England becoming the Burgundy of beer? Here are five breweries worth a summer road trip.